Box Office Poison by Alex Robinson

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This epic story of Sherman, Dorothy, Ed, Stephen, Jane, and Mr. Flavor is not to be missed. Alex Robinson's completely natural and inspiring knack for dialogue has made his story of dreary jobs, comic books, love, sex, messy apartments, girlfriends (and the lack thereof), undisclosed pasts, and crusty old professionals one of the most delightful and whimsical graphic novels to hit the stands in years.
 

About Alex Robinson

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Alex Robinson's books include "Box Office Poison", "Tricked", "Alex Robinson's Lower Regions", and "Too Cool to Be Forgotten". He lives in New York City with his wife and their pets, Krimpet and Wrigley.
 
Published May 1, 2001 by Top Shelf Productions. 608 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Winner of an Eisner award, Robinson's first book is a graphic novel whose very size qualifies it as epic. Luckily, the story involves more detail than density. Like any good novel, it is preocc

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The main personages include Sherman, a wannabe writer stuck in a dead-end bookstore job, and his college pal Ed, a budding comic book artist still looking to get laid for the first time.

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In spite of its 608-page length, Alex Robinson's hefty graphic novel Box Office Poison doesn't waste space on epic plots or dramatic...

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In spite of its 608-page length, Alex Robinson's hefty graphic novel Box Office Poison doesn't waste space on epic plots or dramatic conclusions.

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